Miniature MelbourneLets look at all things miniature in Melbourne.
We start with the best Miniature Melbourne, the creation at Scienceworks that has kids (+ big kids) enthralled with its buttons lighting up Melbourne's highlights.
Made from LEGO, it features in detail greater Melbourne CBD in miniature form.
Mini Tudor Village
The wonderful Tudor Village in Fitzroy Gardens is a miniature replica of Norwood in London, England.
Melbourne and Victoria is lucky enough to have 14 running throughout the year.
--> Altona Miniature Railway - 3rd Sunday of every month
--> Box Hill Miniature Railway - 3rd Sunday of every month
--> Bulla Hill Railway - 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month
--> Campbelltown Miniature Passenger Railway - School holidays
--> Cobden Miniature Railway - 3rd Sunday of every month
--> Como Gardens Miniature Railway in The Basin - Twice a year
--> Diamond Valley Railway in Eltham - Sunday's
--> Gippsland Miniature Train Rides in Traralgon - 4th Sunday of the month
--> Moorabbin Miniature Railway - 1st Sunday of every month
--> Mooroolbark Miniature Railway - 4th Sunday of the month
--> Mooroopna-Shepparton Miniature Railway - 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month
--> National Steam Centre Miniature Railway at Scoresby - Sundays
--> Portarlington Miniature Railway - Sundays until Easter
--> Springvale Live Steamers - 3rd Sunday of the month
--> View Miniature & Model Railways
Mum's.. remember to pack shoes and socks. None of the railways allow open toed sandals or bare feet. Consider yourself "warned".
Check out the mini-wheel in the gift shop of Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.
--> Melbourne Star | Observation Wheel
Mini Gingerbread Village
At Christmas there is the annual Epicure Gingerbread Exhibit at Melbourne Town Hall.
--> Melbourne Town Hall
A favourite past time for ages young and old.
Thanks to our friends at Melbourne Playgrounds, we have the very best list of Mini Golf Courses in Melbourne.
--> Yarra Bend Adventure Golf (Fairfield) 2 x 18 hole Outdoor courses
--> Heathmont Golf Park (Bayswater North) Outdoor course
--> Berwick Golf Driving Range (Berwick) 9 hole Mini Putt Putt course
--> Boneo Maze and Mini Golf (Boneo) Outdoor course
--> Fun City Go Karts (Braybrook) Indoor course
--> Latrobe Golf Park & Adventure Mini Golf (Bundoora) Two outdoor courses
--> Pipeworks Fun Market (Campbellfield) Saturday and Sunday only
--> Maroondah Adventure Golf Park (Chirnside Park) Indoor and Outdoor course
--> Grumpy's Crazy Golf And Waterslide (Cowes) Undercover course
--> A Maze'N Things (Cowes) Outdoor course
--> Dingley Village Adventure Golf (Dingley Village) Indoor and Outdoor course
--> Black Light Mini Golf (Docklands) Glow Golf Indoor Course
--> Hedgend Maze (Healesville) Outdoor course
--> Aces Sporting Club (Keysborough) 3 x 18 hole outdoor courses
--> Lorne Sea Baths and Mini Golf 18 hole outdoor course
--> Dizzy's Castle Indoor Play Centre (Maribyrnong) Blacklight indoor course
--> Sidetracked Entertainment Centre (Oakleigh South) Indoor mini golf course
--> Top Fun (Rosebud) Indoor and Outdoor courses
--> Sunbury Mini Golf (Sunbury) Outdoor course
--> Bellarine Adventure Golf (Wallington) Two outdoor courses
--> A Maze 'n Games (Wallington) Outdoor course
--> Adventure Park Geelong (Wallington) Outdoor course
--> Werribee Superbowl (Werribee) Indoor course
--> Wetlands Golf 'n' Games (Wheelers Hill) Outdoor course
--> Funfields (Whittlesea) Outdoor course
And last, but by no means least, a video of mini Melbourne by Nathan Kaso.
A short tilt-shift time-lapse film featuring my home town, the city of Melbourne, Australia. This piece is 10 months in the making and features a range of different events and festivals held in the city throughout the 2011-2012.
Nathan takes birds-eye footage of everyday life with time-lapse technology to create this wonderful animation of Melbourne.
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